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Successfully Diagnose and Treat
PANDAS/PANS Kids

On Demand CME Activity

An Overview for Diagnosing and Treating PANS/PANDAS
Susan E. Swedo, MD
Scientist Emeritus at the National Institute of Health

Participants will be able to:

  1. Evaluate the five criteria for the PANDAS subgroup and decipher the difference between these patients from others with childhood-onset obsessive compulsive disorder.
  2. Analyze the three criteria for the PANS.
  3. Determine whether a child’s neuropsychiatric symptoms are related to post-streptococcal autoimmunity.
  4. Develop a treatment plan based on the consortium’s recommendations for PANDAS and PANS patients.

CME INFORMATION

Presenter
Susan Swedo, MD, Scientist Emeritus at the National Institute of Health

Estimated Time for Completion
45 minutes

CME/CE Instructions
To obtain CME/CE credit:

  1. Read or listen to each activity carefully.
  2. Complete/submit the posttest evaluation.
  3. The certificate will be sent from Projects in Knowledge, Inc. to the contact information you provide on the evaluation.
    There is no fee for this activity.

Date
August 2, 2019 – August 2, 2020

Contact Information
For questions about content or obtaining CME credit, please contact cme@pandasppn.org.

Target Audience
The target audience for this activity includes physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, and therapists.

Activity Goal
The goal of this activity is to provide clinicians with the latest evidence-based strategies for early and accurate diagnosis, individualized treatment, and optimal management of PANDAS and PANS in order to improve patient-centered care and outcomes.

Learning Objectives
Participants will be able to:

  1. Evaluate the five criteria for the PANDAS subgroup and decipher the difference between these patients from others with childhood-onset obsessive compulsive disorder
  2. Analyze the three criteria for the PANS.
  3. Determine whether a child’s neuropsychiatric symptoms are related to post-streptococcal autoimmunity
  4. Develop a treatment plan based on the consortium’s recommendations for PANDAS and PANS patients

Physicians
Projects In Knowledge® is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education(ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Projects In Knowledge® designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses
Projects In Knowledge®(PIK)is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be awarded 0.73 nursing contact hour(s).

DISCLAIMER: Accreditation refers to educational content only and does not imply ANCC, or PIK endorsement of any commercial product or service.

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Thank you to @Point of Care™ and Projects In Knowledge, Inc. for making this CME learning opportunity available.